1. Nick Johnson's Confidence Grows with Boost in Minutes

    Less than two weeks ago, Rockets rookie Nick Johnson had played just a few minutes mopping up just three games. He had excelled in a brief D-League stint, but he seemed far removed from the Rockets rotation...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 151 reads 0 comments

  2. Despite Strong Start, Growing Pains Loom Large for Houston Rockets

    As happens at the start of every NBA season, a handful of teams have bolted to the fore and stolen the show...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 1 month ago 12,099 reads 55 comments

  3. Hidden Blessings to Houston Rockets' Early Injury Problems

    The Houston Rockets have had an insane number of injuries to deal with through the first quarter of the season. And in many ways, those wounds have turned out to be blessings in disguise...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 5,268 reads 20 comments

  4. McHale: Howard Not Returning from Injury 'Any Time Soon'

    The Rockets ' hope that Dwight Howard could be close to returning from his strained right knee seemed to be fading...

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  5. McHale: Howard Not Returning from Injury 'Any Time Soon'

    The Rockets' hope that Dwight Howard could be close to returning from his strained right knee seemed to be fading...

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  6. Rockets F Kostas Papanikolaou Ruled out for Saturday

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  7. Rockets Jump out Early, Hold off Late Phoenix Suns Rally: By the Numbers

    Both the Houston Rockets and the Phoenix Suns were coming off no days rest as they faced each other Saturday night at the Toyota Center...

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  8. Beverley Strong in Return to Action

    HOUSTON (CBS HOUSTON) – In the locker room before the Rockets beat the Suns 100-95 on Saturday night, Pat Beverley said of his hamstring and how he felt, “We'll see when the game goes on...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 1 month ago 101 reads 0 comments

  9. Houston Rockets Power Rankings: Evaluating Full Roster After First 6 Weeks

    The first six weeks for Houston have been quite eventful. The Rockets came out firing, jumping out to a 6-0 start...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 1 month ago 6,944 reads 53 comments

  10. Kostas Papanikolaou (Strained Knee) out vs. Suns

    Papanikolaou (strained knee) joins Howard, Jones & Canaan as OUT for tonight vs PHX. Beverley is listed as questionable...

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  11. Rockets Report: Injuries Leave Starting Lineups in Tatters

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  12. Rockets SF Kostas Papanikolaou Suffers Knee Strain Friday

    Rockets small forward Kostas Papanikolaou suffered a right knee strain in Friday's overtime win over the Timberwolves and did not return...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 1 month ago 53 reads 0 comments

  13. Johnson's Layup Lifts Rockets over Wolves in OT

    MINNEAPOLIS -- James Harden had 38 points before fouling out and Nick Johnson scored on a driving layup with 0.8 seconds.....

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 1 month ago 1,575 reads 0 comments

  14. Rockets Rookie Johnson Beats T-Wolves in Final Secs

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  15. The Rockets Have Built an Elite Defense. Here's How.

    The Rockets ' two best defenders are injured, yet have the league's second-best unit and are off to a 14-4 start. How has Kevin McHale's bunch improved one of its biggest shortcomings?...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 103 reads 0 comments

  16. Amid Calls for NBA Realignment, Daryl Morey Offers a Different Perspective

    Given the assumption that a professional sports league is not supposed to have a junior varsity, the enormous ongoing imbalance of NBA power would seem to be a problem in need of a solution...

    Jonathan Feigen Written by Jonathan Feigen about 1 month ago 5,681 reads 34 comments

  17. D-Mo: Win over Grizz Was 'A Revenge Game'

    For two days, the Rockets spoke about the apparent mismatch that awaited them. They were in no way exaggerating...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 1 month ago 181 reads 0 comments

  18. Houston Rockets Building Depth and Thriving Despite Depleted Roster

    Between the two-way terror of the Memphis Grizzlies and their own injury woes, the Houston Rockets probably had no business winning Wednesday night...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 1 month ago 18,186 reads 198 comments

  19. Trevor Ariza: Rockets Sometimes 'Fall Asleep' in Transition Defense

    The Grizzlies do not look to run often, averaging 10.9 fast break points per game to rank 21st in scoring on the break...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 247 reads 0 comments

  20. Houston Rockets Can Only Survive for so Long Without Dwight Howard

    The Houston Rockets have quickly established themselves as one of this young season's most pleasant surprises, lifting off to a 13-4 record despite injuries to starters Dwight Howard , Patrick Beverley and Terrence Jones...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 1 month ago 8,567 reads 17 comments

  21. 5 Potential Midseason Acquisitions for the Houston Rockets

    The Houston Rockets have another tool in their belt they can use before the season is over: the trade exception from dealing Jeremy Lin to the Los Angeles Lakers last summer...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 16,713 reads 74 comments

  22. 5 Reasons Rockets Are Championship Contenders

    The NBA season is still young and teams have yet to reach their full potential, but there are already squads.....

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  23. Rockets Recall Capela from Vipers

    HOUSTON – Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced that the team recalled center Clint Capela from Houston's single-affiliation NBA D-League partner Rio Grande Valley...

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  24. Isaiah Canaan Is the Future of the Rockets' Bench

    With Jason Terry slowly disintegrating before our eyes, Isaiah Canaan is emerging as a promising option for the Rockets ' bench in the future.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 135 reads 0 comments

  25. Houston Rockets: Donatas Motiejunas Has Found His Role

    For the past two seasons, Donatas Motiejunas has struggled to find his way with the Houston Rockets . For the most part, people could usually guess what they were going to get from a certain player, but not for Motiejunas...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 283 reads 0 comments